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Meet the Faculty of Science Team:

Maurice Fernandes

Maurice Fernandes
Career Education Specialist - FSci (Undergraduate)

Email:        maurice.fernandes@ryerson.ca 
Learn more about Maurice on LinkedIn     

Maurice Fernandes is an award-winning HR professional with 20 years of experience specializing in talent acquisition, campus recruitment, employment brand, and digital media recruitment strategy. Maurice has focused his HR/Recruitment experience in the technology sector and his recruitment experience has taken him as far west as Silicon Valley and as far east as Prince Edward Island.  Maurice has spoken about HR/recruitment best practices and labour trends at a variety of conferences and campuses and contributed to articles for the Globe and Mail, Human Resources Director Canada, and the Canadian HR Reporter.  When not geeking out on HR and labour market trends, Maurice volunteers his time mentoring through Ten Thousand Coffees, the Ted Rogers School mentoring program, and can be found on a softball diamond most summer evenings. Maurice holds a bachelor’s degree from McMaster University.

How Maurice Can Help

As the Career Education Specialist for the Faculty of Science (Undergraduate), Maurice designs, develops, and delivers a Faculty-wide Career Development Program, including career-related resource materials to support your professional development. 

Some of the services Maurice offers include:

- 1:1 appointments

- Tutorials and workshops

- In-class workshops

- Faculty of Science career development events

Book a 1:1 Appointment

We recommended that you attend a workshop or tutorial before you book a 1:1 appointment with a career education specialist; most common career-related questions can be answered by attending one of these sessions. This allows us to focus on customization and specialization in your 1:1 appointment.

To book a 30 minute appointment with your faculty’s career education specialist, Maurice, please visit our online appointment booking system.

 

If you cannot find an appointment time with Maurice that fits your schedule, feel free to book an appointment with another Career Education Specialist at the Career Centre.

Faculty Specific Supports

Drop-In Meetings

If you’d like to drop by Maurice's office to ask a quick question, feel free to visit him in Victoria Building 737. If you are looking to meet with Maurice for a one on one consultation, please email him at maurice.fernandes@ryerson.ca.

Register for Faculty Events

We organize a variety of special sessions, workshops, and events throughout the year to address the needs of students from different faculties and special interest groups.

For more information on these events (e.g. dates, venues, registration link), please visit the Events Calendar.

 

If you are a faculty member, staff, or representative from a course union/student group looking to consult or collaborate with us in delivering career programming, please contact Maurice.

Faculty of Science Career Education Events
Luciana Longo

Luciana Longo
Career Education Specialist - FSci (Graduate)

Email:        luciana.longo@ryerson.ca 
Learn more about Luciana on LinkedIn     

Luciana Longo has been working in the career development industry for 10 years,  supporting people in transition in all phases of the career development cycle including: self-assessment/career exploration, labour market information and job search in both one on one and group formats. Her most recent experience involved coaching foreign trained professionals with mainly STEM backgrounds with their integration into the Canadian labour market. Her greatest passion, however, is supporting people by raising awareness around their strengths and talents, to discover and manifest work that gives expression to who they are. 

How Luciana Can Help

As the Career Education Specialist for the Faculty of Science (Graduate), Luciana designs, develops, and delivers a Faculty-wide Career Development Program, including career-related resource materials to support your professional development. 

Some of the services Luciana offers include:

- 1:1 appointments

- Tutorials and workshops

- In-class workshops

- Faculty of Science career development events

Book a 1:1 Appointment

We recommended that you attend a workshop or tutorial before you book a 1:1 appointment with a career education specialist; most common career-related questions can be answered by attending one of these sessions. This allows us to focus on customization and specialization in your 1:1 appointment.

To book a 30 minute appointment with your faculty’s career education specialist, Luciana, please visit our online appointment booking system.

 

If you cannot find an appointment time with Luciana that fits your schedule, feel free to book an appointment with another Career Education Specialist at the Career Centre.

Faculty Specific Supports

Drop-In Meetings

If you’d like to drop by Luciana's office to ask a quick question, feel free to visit her in Victoria Building 737. If you are looking to meet with Luciana for a one on one consultation, please email her at luciana.longo@ryerson.ca.

Register for Faculty Events

We organize a variety of special sessions, workshops, and events throughout the year to address the needs of students from different faculties and special interest groups.

For more information on these events (e.g. dates, venues, registration link), please visit the Events Calendar.

 

If you are a faculty member, staff, or representative from a course union/student group looking to consult or collaborate with us in delivering career programming, please contact Luciana.

Faculty of Science Career Education Events

Nayelli Perez
Campus Engagement Specialist - FoS

Email:        perezn@ryerson.ca
Learn more about Nayelli on LinkedIn     


Nayelli has four+ years of experience in coordinating career programming and providing career counselling for students and alumni, including non-­traditional, adult learners, and students from equity seeking groups. At the William Paterson University Career Development Centre (New Jersey) she worked with the College of Science & Health and the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. At the Hofstra Career Center, she worked with their School of Business.


Nayelli has cultivated work opportunities for students, developed recruitment strategies  with employers, collaborated with student groups and organizations, coordinated peer advisor and ambassador programs, advised students, and developed and presented career education workshops.

How Nayelli Can Help

As the Campus Engagement Specialist for the Faculty of Science, Nayelli develops relationships with employers looking to connect with Ryerson Science students and recent alumni. Nayelli coordinates and executes information sessions with employers (Industry Connect), panel discussions, and career fairs to connect Ryerson talent with today's employers.

Some of the services Nayelli offers include:

- Industry Connect sessions with employers

- Career fairs

- Panel discussions with Science graduates

Faculty of Science Employer Events
Adrian Layne

Adrian Layne
Career Education Coordinator - FSci/FEAS/Change

Email:        adrian.layne@ryerson.ca
Learn more about Adrian on LinkedIn     

Biography
Adrian is an Ontario Certified Teacher with over five years of experience in the non-profit and education sector. He has created and delivered various education and employment programs for organizations such as The Scott Mission, Gomaj Community Services, YMCA GTA, and the Children's Aid Society. Adrian’s work has focused on developing mentorship programs for elementary and secondary schools, coaching youth facing barriers to employment in marginalized communities, and tutoring students in the foster care system. Adrian is a dedicated educator and continues to support the community by volunteering his time to develop youth engagement initiatives with Keystone Dance Studio in Durham Region.

How Adrian Can Help

As the Career Education Coordinator for the Ryerson Career Centre, Adrian designs and delivers career-related workshops and tutorials, as well as provides career advising appointments, some of which are specifically for students in the Faculty of Science.

Some of the services Adrian offers include:

- 1:1 appointments 

- Tutorials and workshops